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Knowledge Base — Pipe Parts & Accessories

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Joint Size and Genders Explained

Joint Size and Genders Explained

If you have ever added an attachment to your pipe, you know that the size and “gender” of your pipe’s joint become very important. While there are different sizes, gender, and angles you should be aware of when looking for a new attachment, most come in fairly standard sizes to lessen the confusion. Here we will explain the most common joint sizes, genders, and angles you will find in shops today.
Benefits of Titanium vs. Quartz vs. Ceramic Nails, Coils and Accessories

Benefits of Titanium vs. Quartz vs. Ceramic Nails, Coils and Accessories

When it comes to accessory parts, users may not know which material is best for them. Should they go with traditional glass, or is ceramic superior? What about titanium? Will it be too heavy for a glass pipe? Our guide on the benefits of various materials will hopefully help you choose your next favorite piece.
How to Properly Clean Your Glass Bong

How to Properly Clean Your Glass Bong

One of the most important aspects of owning a rad piece of glass is keeping it clean and pristine. You’ve most likely dropped a big chunk of change on the perfect water pipe, so you’ll probably want to keep it looking amazing for more than just the very first session. Not only do you want to preserve the aesthetics of your piece, but a clean pipe always produces the purest flavor for each and every session. Cleaning a water pipe can be intimidating at first, so here are a few tips from the experts on how to properly clean your glass.

Clean Up Your Act: Pro Tips for Keeping Your Pieces Like New

Clean Up Your Act: Pro Tips for Keeping Your Pieces Like New

What’s your preferred way to clean up your gear? I’m a real MacGyver myself; I’ll use any and everything at my disposal short of something that requires real, actual effort. One time in college I tried to clean a batty in the showers using super hot water and was almost immediately recognized and called out, even though you could only see my feet. There’s a plethora of products to help keep your instruments in working order or showcase ready, but you can also achieve a pretty spectacular result at home if you’ve got the necessary resources. I’ll cover one of each, as even though boiling can do a pretty thorough job, sometimes the only way to achieve perfection is with some help from the pros.

What You Should Know About Carb Caps

What You Should Know About Carb Caps

Carb caps are quickly becoming a staple in the smoking world for several reasons. They are useful tools for beginners or veterans and can significantly improve a smoking session using just a simple technique. Carb caps are easy to use and not very expensive, so every user should include one in their arsenal of supplies. Read on below to discover why carb caps are so essential for a great session and how to use them effectively.

What to Look for When Selecting an Ash Catcher

What to Look for When Selecting an Ash Catcher

After a few rounds of completely cleaning your water pipe, or smoking out of a dirty one just once, you may find yourself more curious about ash catchers than you ever thought you’d be. Ash catchers not only help keep your water pipe cleaner by catching the ash before it falls into the base, but some even include an added percolation function if you currently just own a basic pipe. Many smokers enjoy the smooth hits that percolators provide, and they are quickly becoming a must-have for any water pipe. Before heading over to the ash catcher page and grabbing yourself the coolest looking one or the least/most expensive one, read on to learn about which ash catcher will be best for you. There are four basic features of an ash catcher that users should consider before purchasing.